Idris Wada, the executive governor of Kogi State, has dissolved the State Executive Council, relieving all the 16 commissioners in the state of their posts. Wada announced the dissolution of the state cabinet at the end of the weekly meeting of the State Executive Council (EXCO) held in Lokoja today.
MTV Base, Africa’s number one music authority has announced the nominees for this year’s MTV Africa Music Awards, MAMA 2014.
  The Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos, has been recognized as the 2014 Best Emerging Airport in the African region.   The award was given to the airport at the fourth Annual Emerging Airports Conference and Exhibition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  
The Federal Government has said that it will mount a massive security operation to protect delegates to the World Economic Forum on Africa to be hosted in Abuja between May 7 and 9.   This became necessary following Monday’s bomb attack by suspected Islamic terrorists on the capital’s outskirts.  
  As expected, last Monday's bomb blast in Abuja and the abduction of over 100 secondary school students in Maiduguri same Monday night by Boko Haram dominated today's Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting.  
Just as some women staged a protest to the venue of the ongoing National Conference over the killing of scores of people at the Nyaya motor park in Abuja yesterday, Boko Haram struck again in Borno State. This time around, the terrorist group abducted over 100 students of the Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno.

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The Prima Garnet Africa Group, a marketing communications group, has appointed Dele Odugbemi as the new managing director, MD, of MediaShare, it’s media management agency.